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Government to Present New Anti-Gun Law Tomorrow

TheGunBlog.ca — The Canadian government will present its new law to limit gun rights tomorrow in parliament, and the minister of public safety will hold briefings for media in Ottawa. The specifics of the legislation will be disclosed then. Media reports over the past week have outlined several proposals expected in the bill, which spokespeople for…

Glock Says G19 Canadian First Batch Is Sold, Considers 19X Next

TheGunBlog.ca — Glock GmbH said its first batch of model 19 pistols made for Canada was bought up by distributors and is heading to stores, in what a retailer described as one of the hottest new handguns in more than a decade. The Austrian company said it plans to make more and is leaning toward…

Group Aims to Ban Semi-Auto Rifles, Raises $2,185 From 14 Donors

TheGunBlog.ca — PolySeSouvient has raised $2,185 in two days from 14 donors in a GoFundMe.com campaign to help ban many popular semi-automatic rifles in Canada. The donations ranged from $5 to $500 as of 2:30 p.m. Toronto time today, according to the website for the campaign signed by Heidi Rathjen, a co-founder of the Coalition for…

Mountain Equipment Co-Op Considers Dropping Vista Outdoor

TheGunBlog.ca — Mountain Equipment Co-Op, a sporting-goods retailer, is deciding whether to stop selling CamelBak, Bushnell, Bollé and other brands of Vista Outdoor Inc. after anti-gun campaigners petitioned the store to drop the owner of Savage Arms and Federal Premium ammunition. “Thank you @mec members who contacted us with your concerns about Vista Outdoors,” MEC said last night…

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Q&A With Tenda’s Steve Kuang: Low Prices Attract New Shooters

TheGunBlog.ca — Tenda Canada Inc., an online gun store, says it aims to keep prices low to attract new people to the shooting sports. Industry experts estimate the company has grown so fast that it’s now one of the country’s top firearm retailers. But some suppliers say they’ve stopped deliveries over how Tenda does business….